Thurs. November 3rd: Mixology 101 (Essential Techniques -Fall Focused)

A beginner's class for making proper cocktails

About this experience

In this class we will focus on proper cocktail making techniques and will use Fall cocktails as the backdrop. 


Topics we will cover:



  • Shaken or Stirred?  When do you shake vs stir a cocktail? How to properly stir a cocktail like the pros.

  • Proper Glassware:  Why the type of glassware you use is important and how it affects the cocktail experience.

  • Cocktail History: Cocktail stories that will make you the most interesting host or guest at your next cocktail party.

  • Philosophy behind classic cocktails and why they are tried and true


This class is perfect for the person who is cocktail curious and just beginning the journey into the world of better beverages.


We will make 3 drinks using a variety of spirits

Your Host

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Sekani Akunyun has a background in performing arts and uses bartending as her new stage. She started in the service industry at 16 and has moved up the ranks around Charlotte. You can catch her at Leah and Louise and try her specialty cocktails. She is also seen helping with events and pop-ups like Serving The Culture and along side other Charlotte culinary professionals. With a love of training, you're bound to learn something new and exciting!